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A message of solidarity and support following the bombings in Sri Lanka
A message of solidarity and support for the people of Sri Lanka on behalf of London Met.
Professor Christos Kalantaridis appointed as Dean of the Guildhall School of Business and Law
Professor Kalantaridis will join London Met on 1 June 2019.
Holocaust survivor to give testimony to London Met students
Hana Kleiner, a Holocaust survivor, to speak about her experience to students and staff. Places are still available but limited, book your free ticket now.
Students investigate healthcare issues in Islington
Three students volunteered with Healthwatch Islington to explore local residents’ experiences of healthcare in North London.
The Salters’ Festival of Chemistry comes to London Met
London Metropolitan University hosted the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry on Tuesday 2 April giving Year 8 and 9 students across London a taste of Chemistry and university life.
Accelerator win Community Focus Award
London Met’s specialist business incubator wins Community Focus category at the inaugural Hubble Office of the Future Awards.
"Progress on Stephen Lawrence improvements to community policing not sustained," Dr Neville Lawrence
The father of Stephen Lawrence, the London teenager who was stabbed to death in 1993, was joined by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, to speak at a London Met symposium.
EVENT: Behind these walls
London Met’s first artist-in-residence in Music will exhibit her work at The Wash House, at the Cass, from Friday 5 April.
London Met appoints Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange
Professor Don MacRaild has been appointed Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange. He will join London Met in June 2019.
The Cass to stay in Aldgate
The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University will remain in its present location at Aldgate, the University confirmed today.
Young entrepreneurs tackle London Met’s Big Idea bootcamp challege
Hundreds of young entrepreneurs took part in London Met’s Big Idea bootcamp day ahead of the grand finale on Thursday 7 May.
London Met and the Royal Institution inspire young students
Mathematics, Computing and Engineering academics offer Ri Masterclasses to local STEM pupils at London Met
Chief Social Worker for Children and Families visits London Met
By Nikolaos Papanikolaou, Journalism BA student
Isabelle Trowler spoke to students about her vision for Social Work for the forthcoming years.
Games Modelling Student Part of Oscar-Winning Film Team
Second-year student Ahmed Walid helped on the new Spiderman film
Brexit: Have we shrunk your world
Written by Rhanie Al-Alas
Journalists and a Haringey Councillor come together to discuss what will happen after Brexit.
Former members of the US Congress visit London Met
London Metropolitan University welcomed two former US Congresspeople to speak about their first-hand experience of working in Congress under President Trump’s leadership.
London Metropolitan University pledges commitment to the local community
London Met among 40 universities to sign new “Civic University Agreement” to reaffirm local role
Love your Family, Love London Met
Annual Family Day invites London Met’s students to bring their children onto campus for to show them what university life is all about.
Vice-Chancellor given Freedom of the City of London
Professor Lynn Dobbs recognised as one of the capital’s 100 leading women
Look to the future with 5G technology
Professor Bal Virdee organised a high-profile conference to discuss plans for the rollout of 5G mobile internet
Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle
Destiny Ekaragha, a renowned British film director and London Met graduate, has recently directed part of a BBC series looking at previous social issues in the UK.
EVENT: Brexit: Have we shrunk your world?
A topical and timely debate held at London Met will explore what Brexit means for young people, two weeks before the UK will withdraw from the European Union.
Accelerator announced as finalist for three HOFFA business awards
Accelerator, London’s longest running tech incubator in Tech City, has been named as a finalist in three categories of the Hubble Office of the Future Awards.
London Met graduates win Royal Television Society Award
The filmmaking team, comprised of four graduates, won the Factual category.
Two graduates win Student Start-Up of the Year award
Two London Met graduates have been awarded the Student Start-Up of the Year award thanks to their hard work and perseverance as part of the Accelerator’s Launchpad programme.
Get ready for...Creative Spark
London Metropolitan University has launched Creative Spark, a five-year initiative to develop the creative economy and enterprise skills in young people across seven countries.
Cultural appropriation or cultural appreciation?
Three Journalism BA students report on the special event organised by the School of Computing and Digital Media and The Cass.
Education at London Met cited as 'an example of good practice' by the European Commission
London Metropolitan University has been named as "an example of good practice" and a "source of inspiration for others" by the European Commission, an executive body of the EU.
Film Production alumni nominated for Royal Television Society Awards
Rachel Kaden and six other Film graduates had two films nominated in the Drama and Factual categories
New employment platform brings University students even closer to employers
London Met implements sector leading student careers software in record-breaking time, with two Postgraduate students having an integral role in the installation process
London Met alumni recognised in New Year’s Honours list
George Brownlie Prentice and Sandra Olunbunkunola Popoolahave been recognised for services to their communities.
PROJECT RED 2019
Preparations begin for first year fashion students for annual fashion show PROJECT RED
An audience with Sam Gyimah MP
The Conservative MP and former Universities Minister visited London Metropolitan University the day before the vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill
Graduate stories: Natalie Simon
Natalie Simon, an Addiction and Mental Health graduate, shares her story and reflects upon her time at London Met.
Cyber Security Research Centre attends Lloyds Banking Group's Innovation Community event
London Metropolitan University attended Lloyds Banking Group's inaugural Innovation Community event, a day-long session to bring together stories, collaboration and knowledge.
Jamie Oliver Ltd joins leading organisations at London Metropolitan University’s careers festival
London Metropolitan University hosted its annual Fast Forward Festival, organising careers and employability events to support students in developing a broader range of skills
Vice-Chancellor meets new band of international scholars
London Met welcomes ten new international scholarship students to the University.
Tests find traces of faeces on popular restaurant touchscreens
Tests conducted by Dr Paul Matewele, a microbiologist at London Metropolitan University, have found that touchscreens in McDonald’s restaurants carry faeces.
2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners announced
Congratulations to our 2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners. We are proud of your achievements and wish you all the best for the future.
London Met founder member of innovative crime research network
Professor John Grieve CBE QPM is part of the newly launched London Policing Research Network, a policing network which focuses exclusively on modern crime in London.
Experienced professionals mentor eager students
Each academic year, students have the chance to be matched with experienced professionals from a variety of sectors, becoming their mentor.
EXHIBITION: Women in Focus
Associate Lecturer, Sara Hannant, will have her work featured in an exhibition in Cardiff.
Associate Lecturer nominated for British Photography Award
Sara Hannant, Associate Lecturer in Photojournalism at London Met, has been shortlisted for the 2019 British Photography Award.
London Met wins Green Apple for Environmental Improvement
The University has received a prestigious environmental award for significantly reducing waste across its three campuses.
Sustainability Week at London Met
Week-long series of events starts with an award for our Highbury Canteen and ends with plastic free day.
London Met hosts Innovative Drugs Policy conference
London Met brings together world-renowned experts for one day event.
Fresh Perspectives: Graduate Internship Scheme 2018/19
New intake of graduate interns begin work at London Met
World Mental Health Awareness Day 2018
London Met staff raise awareness of key issues and support services available for students and staff.
University staff encouraged to open up about health and wellbeing
An online survey open to all colleagues working in the Higher Education sector has launched, with the aim of improving how universities across the UK look after their staff.
A greeting from our new Vice-Chancellor
Professor Lynn Dobbs began work today as Vice-Chancellor of London Metropolitan University promising to be a tireless ambassador for students.
Cash contains potentially life-threatening bacteria, new tests find
Tests conducted by the microbiology team at London Metropolitan University has found life-threatening bacteria on the money we handle every day.
A double celebration for the Accelerator
Hundreds of stakeholders gathered at the Accelerator to celebrate its 15th anniversary and unveil it’s newly refurbished ground floor space.
Celebrating the Accelerator
To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Accelerator are hosting a launch party to mark the occasion and unveil its new and improved spaces.
Expert comment: Universities need to do more for students from disadvantaged backgrounds
Professor John Raftery comments on the news that the Office for Students (OfS) will expect universities and colleges to set tougher targets for disadvantaged students.
Principal lecturer from The Cass, Architecture, amongst the best higher education teachers in the UK
Sandra Denicke-Polcher, Acting Head of the School of Architecture, has been made a National Teaching Fellow in honour of her outstanding impact on student outcomes and higher education.
London Met to open cyber security centre of excellence
An exciting new Cyber Security Research Centre will launch at London Met with the aim to foster and nurture the University’s strong entrepreneurial culture.
London Met Summer School 2018
Two-week programme allows young people from underrepresented groups a taste of University life.
Theatre and Performance Senior Lecturer presents international award at Edinburgh Fringe Festival
“I’ve been thrilled to involve students in this important and high-profile work,” says Rishi Trikha, course leader for Theatre and Performance Practice BA.
Signy Svalastoga | 1957-2018
Beloved and inspiring Head of Architecture at The Cass has passed away following a short illness
Vice-Chancellor's Graduation Speech 2018
Read Professor John Raftery's, Vice-Chancellor of London Met, speech which was given at the summer 2018 graduation ceremonies.
Guest blog: Top five tips on Clearing - a message to students
Subi Darbhanga, Head of Academic Services at London Met, tells us what her top five tips for Clearing are. Why not give us a call today on 0800 032 4441?
Graduate stories: Sarai Bibby
Sarai joined London Met as a mature student to study textiles and found herself along the way.
Celebrating our 2018 summer graduates
Hundreds of graduates celebrated their achievements at the Barbican Centre on what is undoubtedly one of the biggest days of their lives.
Graduate stories: Zak Abdi Ali
Zak Abdi Ali joined London Met after devastating personal circumstances meant he had to drop out of his first university. Zak graduated with a 2.1.
Graduate stories: Terry Ffrench-Graham
Terry Ffrench-Graham joined London Met as a mature student to pursue his passion for photography.
Graduate stories: Sahil Vohra
Sahil moved to London from Mumbai to pursue his dream of an aviation career.
Graduate stories: Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez
Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez was unsure about what she wanted to do after university. Since graduating from London Met, she is the most confident she has ever been.
Graduate stories: Mignon Cristofoli
South African national Mignon worked in finance and as an entrepreneur before London Met helped her pursue her dream of becoming a scientist.
Graduate stories: Klara Orackova
2018 Graduand Klara Orackova shares her memories of three eventful years at London Met
Graduate stories: Hind Sara Bechari Martin
BSc Psychology graduand Hind Sara Bechari Martin shares her graduate story
Improving social inclusion for London’s young people
London Met’s Widening Participation team work with young people across London and host a range of taster days to give tomorrow’s leaders a taste of university life.
From Guinness Sales Manager to Criminal Investigation Department Officer
Abiodun Ajayi came to London Met to study for his MBA to change his career from sales to criminal investigation.